The San Antonio River Walk is a lush oasis of cypress-lined paved paths, arched stone bridges and beautiful landscapes. It gently winds through the city center, providing millions of visitors each year with easy access to the city’s cultural hot spots, historic sites and other attractions. Just steps from the River Walk is Main Plaza - “the heart of the city.” More Information at: San Antonio Visitor Center, 216 East Crockett St, Next to The Alamo, 78205. 210 224 8687 Open every day 8:30am -5:30pm Lined by bars, shops, restaurants, nature, public artwork, and the five historic missions, the River Walk is an important part of the city's urban fabric and a tourist attraction in its own right. The River Walk winds and loops under bridges as two parallel sidewalks lined with restaurants and shops, connecting the major tourist draws from the Shops at Rivercenter, to the Arneson River Theatre, to Marriage Island, to La Villita, to HemisFair Park, to the Tower Life Building, to the San Antonio Museum of Art, to the Pearl and the city's five Spanish colonial missions.